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In this respect it may be helpful to ask whether this low estimation of quantitative research may reect the absence of huge investments required for quantitative social analysis. Social scientists increasingly work with data sets collected by national and transnational agencies, and part of their research costs consist of keeping and expanded such data bases. Although research questions concerning gender are increasingly incorporated in such research projects, Gender Studies as a ďŹ eld have not succeeded in organizing their own data collections. Few scholars in Gender Studies, and even fewer students, have access to such resources and the often rich possibilities a critical study of them will bring. Hence, this preference for qualitative methods of the respondents in this questionnaire can be seen as a sign of the ďŹ nancially marginal position Gender Studies often occupy in universities and research institutes.

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Gender Studies Tuning Brochure  

Tuning Educational Structures in Europe The name Tuning was chosen for the project to refl ect the idea that universities do not look for u...

Gender Studies Tuning Brochure  

Tuning Educational Structures in Europe The name Tuning was chosen for the project to refl ect the idea that universities do not look for u...

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